High on a cliff above the Yorkshire seaside town of Whitby in England, are the gaunt, imposing remains of Whitby Abbey. Founded in 657 by St Hilda, Whitby Abbey has over the years been a bustling settlement, a kings’ burial place, the setting for a historic meeting between Celtic and Roman clerics, the home of saints including the poet Caedmon, and inspiration for Bram Stoker, author of Dracula.
It is a Grade I Listed building in the care of English Heritage.
CANON IXUS 500
101 views & 6 favourites ~ 12 September 2011
THE SUNNY DAYS &
BLUE SKIES PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP ~ 17 OCTOBER 2010